Business Development Engineer

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change

The Business Development Engineer at Svante is a key function to enable the Company to drive future growth in commercial-scale carbon capture. This position is vital in building and developing strong relationships with clients by providing technical support to screen and define complex projects.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Lead proposal team on RFP, RFQ, award submittals and roster application responses;
  • Synthesis proposal materials into final client ready package;
  • Create qualification packages, project descriptions, award submittals and project descriptions;
  • Interface with sub’s and prime to gather proposal document data;
  • Proposal writing: Gathers information from functional groups within company and creates proposals including technology description, project scope, cost, and payment schedule.
  • Business Development Screening: Provides initial communications with potential clients to assess application fit and level of priority.
  • Maintain proposal milestones schedule like issue and review dates, kickoff meetings and due dates;
  • Develop proposals and presentation to deliver materials meeting RFP requirements, quality standards and overall strategy;
  • Develops strong customer relationships by personal visits, phone calls, follow ups, emails.
  • Marketing: Collaborates with Communications manager on generating marketing materials such as brochures.
  • Develop shared directories of Request for Proposal Information;
  • Assists in preparing market plans and strategies to promote company’s products.
  • Keeps current on market, client and industry trends and communicates to management on impact on business as well as potential for opportunities.
  • Carries out other related tasks and projects.

Competencies required (knowledge, skills and abilities):

  • Education: Engineering degree in relevant field or equivalent
  • Attitude: Must naturally espouse Svante values and believe in our Goals and Objectives. Must be a lean devote. Must possess excellent problem solving skills in a collaborative manner
  • Experience: 3 years minimum of technical experience or relevant
  • Strong communications skills including the ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Experience with technical writing such as developing business proposals or technical reports
  • Familiar with process and/or plant engineering language and processes
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in establishing cooperative working relationships both internally and externally
  • Good time management, with ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong customer service skills, including ability to build credibility and trust
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to make sound recommendation